U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2019 Edition.

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The main chamber of the Constitutional Convention, consisting of all delegates.

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Session 3384: 1787-08-18 11:00:00

Article VII: Section 1. Additional Congressional powers referred to Committee of Detail. Appointed Committee on State Debts and Militia. Session times extended.

Imported Documents

Imported Amendments

Exported Documents

  • Proposals for the Committee on State Debts (e80742)
  • Additional Powers Proposed for the Legislature of the United States (e79909)

Exported Amendments

  • Mason's Amendment for Power to Regulate One Tenth of the Militia (e80719)
  • C.C. Pinckney's Amendment for Power to Regulate the Militia (e80720)

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List of postpone debate voted on

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List of procedural motion

List of motions debated

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